Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Book Volume II for Holiday 2015


Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Book Volume II
Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Book Volume II

Make cheekbones appear stronger, your face appear slimmer, or create a more sculpted appearance with this contour palette. Kevyn Aucoin is considered to be one of the most iconic, influential makeup artists of our time. He pioneered the “art of contouring” and his innovative techniques transformed the faces of supermodels, celebrities, and women everywhere.

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The Details

The Contour Book Volume II, $65.00 (Limited Edition, Sephora Exclusive)

This palette features cream and powder versions of his legendary contour products, conveniently in a travel-size palette. From three eye shadows to The Sculpting Powder, this palette has every product you need and a how-to guide to help you shape an expert look.

  • 4 x 0.04 oz The Eye shadow in Brighten, Starlight (luminous light peach/pink), Cool Tan (light brown), Ruddy Earth (rust brown)
  • 0.14 oz The Sculpting Powder
  • 2 x 0.17 oz The Celestial Powder In Candlelight, Starlight
  • 0.16 oz The Creamy Glow: Candlelight Cream & Sculpting Cream
  • How-to guide


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Nicole Avatar

Oh wow! This is a super great kit and a great deal. I have all of the products except 3 of the shadows. Starlight is actually a KA highlighter. So, it would serve a dual purpose. The creams you purchase individually are tiny. It looks like this may be getting more product. I don’t contour a lot. But, when I do, these are my go to products. It would be awesome to have them all together. Any detail on the amount of product vs. what you individual. I may have just have to get this.

pat Avatar

The description on Sephora confused me a bit. Someone that received the palette posted this very helpful info on another site-
“This set contains:
– 0.14 oz The Sculpting Powder In Medium (FS= 0.11oz $44… Vol.2 palette is LARGER!)
– 0.17 oz The Celestial Powder In Candlelight (FS= 0.11oz $44… Vol.2 palette is LARGER!)
– 2 x 0.16 oz The Creamy Glow: Candlelight Cream & Sculpting Cream (FS= 0.16oz total… Vol.2 palette is DOUBLE the size)
– 0.04 oz The Celestial Powder In Starlight
– 3 x 0.04 oz The Eye shadow in Brighten, Cool Tan, Ruddy Earth”

Seems like a good value. Mine is on the way!

Nicole Avatar

Thanks Pat! I just ordered one. I have all of the contour and highlight products already in original packaging. If the palette is true to the original, you are going to love this! But, having them in a palette will be great for so many reasons! This is an amazing value!

Nicole Avatar

Hi Abir. I sure will. I received mine on Fri. It swatches like the original. I haven’t worn it yet though. I will report back early this week. I did find a solution though to one problem some of the reviewerd on had mentioned. The palette comes with a plastic covering(most palettes do) I cut it and taped it to the top to cover the creams.
My only concern with this one is that the creams may possible dry out because the way the entire thing is packaged. I’m not scientific guru and don’t know if cream products have an ingredient that would allow them to “keep” longer. It all opens like a book. In the original version the creams are closed over in the compact. So, if you or anyone has info on that front, I’d appreciate that. the only thing I could find on a quick google search was that lipsticks and cream products can last up to 3 years.

Nicole Avatar

Hey Abir. Update on the KA Contour book II. I have been playing with both the creams and powders all week. I’m no expert. But, IMO, they are all fantastic and seem to be equal to their permanent counterparts. I have only used two of the shadows. But, when I did I didn’t use primer. I normally do. But, I just threw it on to go to the grocery and it worked pretty well. So, I can’t speak a whole lot to the shadows. But, I think they are going to be pretty good as well. Hope that helps!:)

Nicole Avatar

That is crazy Abir-crazy awesome! I’m jumping on it and hoping it works out like the originals. Sephora is very nice about returns with a receipt if it is not. I have a feeling this is going to sell out quick. I just ordered one. As far as the issue of the creams being housed in the same palette, I plan to take a small piece of saran wrap and lay it over them to protect them. Probably secure it up the top with some tape. 🙂

Abir Avatar

Wow! This one’s even better than the first contour book. The highlighters and contours are full size.
I really hope you review this one Christine. Because it’s such a fantastic deal but only if the quality is the same as the individual products. I hate when palettes give us supposedly the same product but the texture and pigmentation is different.

Nancy T Avatar

Whoa! This is an excellent deal, look at how much product it has! Very interested in hearing your thoughts on this palette. And wondering about the practicality of housing cream products with powders, as that sounds like a disaster waiting to happen!

fuji Avatar

Love this already! What a surprise that I have zero KA product even in my history, other than their mascara. This would be the perfect chance to try them all out at once. I only wonder how much the actual value of this palette is going to be. But no matter what, I need this!!!!

MichelleChefNYC Avatar

Just ran out of the sculpt powder in my last Kevin Aucoin contour book… glad to see the pans of cheek product look bigger in this one. I was going to fork over for a full size of just the contour powder, because I love it and find I use that palette every day, even on my eyes for a quick complete look… but the creams mixed in with the powders without a cover… especially with the cover just closing with a magnet like the original, and not really sealing in the creams… don’t know how I feel about that

Bab Avatar

I’m wondering if the formula is the same as the permanent products. Some of the permanent powders have parabens listed in their ingredient list but this palette does not.
Will you be reviewing this palette?

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